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Category Archives: Heavy Rain

Tropical moisture and approaching front to trigger numerous storms this weekend

By on June 26th, 2013

Those with outdoor plans this weekend might want to keep WRUF Weather close by starting Friday.  We will help you plan around what will likely be several periods of strong thunderstorms and heavy rain, especially on Friday and then again Sunday. … Continue reading

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Flooding Closes Roads, Damages Businesses in Bradford County

Continuous heavy rain for over 24-hours has flooded homes, businesses, and roads across several counties in Northeast Florida.  Bradford County has been especially hard hit with several downtown businesses in Starke reporting flooding from the nearby Alligator Creek.   US … Continue reading

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Flood Watch through Saturday Morning for Northeast Florida

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch until Saturday morning for Baker, Bradford, Clay, Columbia, Putnam and Union counties.  Heavy rainfall of 1 to 2 inches has already fallen in some areas of North-Central Florida this week, and additional … Continue reading

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Severe Storms NOT as Likely Today, but Still Possible

By on April 2nd, 2013

WATCH WRUF-TV LIVE  •  TRACK THE STORMS WITH US  •  INTERACTIVE RADAR 11AM UPDATE The ingredients are certainly there for a severe weather outbreak, but the triggering mechanism for widespread thunderstorm activity will be lacking this afternoon.  This is thanks … Continue reading

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The When, Where, and How Strong on the Weekend Storms

By on March 21st, 2013

Our much-advertised unsettled weekend is still on track to bring several rounds of much-needed rain and some thunder to most of North-Central Florida.  We first told you a earlier this week that this coming weekend would likely be stormy and to … Continue reading

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10-Day Outlook: Unsettled Weekend and a Cold Start to March

By on February 21st, 2013

The massive winter storm that is currently moving through the Central U.S. is likely to weaken considerably by the time it reaches The Sunshine State.  However, the colder air rushing in behind this system will help to better define a … Continue reading

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Soggy Sunday Ahead

By on January 3rd, 2013

Saturday is the pick day of the weekend for both travel and outdoor activities.  A soggy Sunday will greet many UF students as they return to Gainesville for the start of the spring semester on Monday.  WRUF urges all motorists … Continue reading

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Wednesday Will Be a Wash Out

By on December 11th, 2012
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Record Rain Fell in Gainesville Monday

By on December 10th, 2012

Gainesville had a rainfall deficit of over four inches since the rainy season ended in early October, but nearly all of that was erased in one day.  Actually, in just a few hours!  Buckets of rain seemed to fall Monday … Continue reading

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Major Flooding Expected on Santa Fe River

By on June 28th, 2012

The Santa Fe River near Fort White is forecast to come within three feet of breaking a record crest this weekend.  The National Weather Service is forecasting a crest of 33.5 feet on Sunday afternoon, which would be the second … Continue reading

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